Technical documentation

Technical documentation

COVID-19: SFM auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 9 April 2020

Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.

PEFC Chain of Custody Pool of Experts Programme Guidelines

Guidance document

Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

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Guidance and minimum requirements for the technical experts providing chain of custody training to auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers, as part of the Pool of Experts programme.

Training Recognition Programme Guidelines (Draft)

Guidance document

Date of implementation 13 October 2020

The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

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The guidelines for certification bodies taking part in PEFC Training Recognition Programme (TRP). Note: this version is a draft.

Swiss sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Switzerland. It maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021. The review date is 28 September 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Switzerland. It maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021. The review date is 28 September 2025.

Uruguayan sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Uruguay. It maintained its endorsement on 26 April 2022. The review date is 24 September 2025.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Uruguay. It maintained its endorsement on 26 April 2022. The review date is 24 September 2025.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.

COVID-19

See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

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